There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality. ~Jonas Salk
Well the Magical Day has arrived. And I wanted to share with you something I’ve been dreaming about doing for over a year now. Special Thanks to Kelly for giving me the excuse – and a Kick-In-The-Pants Deadline to actually do something about following dreams. Be sure to stop by and see all the wonderful dreams realized by visiting the participants of this party. Just click on the picture for more magic.
So what was one of my dreams? To make some magic with my little girls this summer. We succeeded in creating this little Fairy Tree House.
The enchanting part was we didn’t spend a penny to make it. I didn’t want to bore you with every step in making our project but if your interested you can click on my other blog for a step-by-step process. Click HERE.
Instead I want to show you the magic in following your dreams.
I put this dream off for a couple of years because I wanted to visit the beach and find the perfect driftwood from which to make our tree house. Then I thought, why not look locally. And I found it.
As inspiration we covered our wee fairy house in our favorite fairy quote’s,
And as the seasons come and go, here's something you might like to know. There are fairies everywhere: under bushes, in the air, playing games just like you play, singing through their busy day. So listen, touch, and look around - in the air and on the ground. And if you watch all nature's things, you might just see a fairy's wing. ~Author Unknown
One thing I’ve discovered along the way is that when you are in pursuit of your dreams, doors will open making them possible. Sometimes those doors don’t open until the last second, but yet they still open and give you enough hope to keep you on your course.
"I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
~Henry David Thoreau
Yes, I helped my daughters build our Fairy dwelling complete with…
A Crocheted Hammock, perfect for any fairy who wishes to rest her wings.
A Feathered Friends Nest just had to be made as well.
I know many a fairy that will grace our wee home.
‘There is nothing like a dream to create the future.’ ~Victor Hugo
I for one, hope my future is full of dreams. There are many more that I have that came closer to being fulfilled this week.
One dream I talked about a couple of years ago. A dream of owning my very own Redneck Dryer. I think if dreams are really meant to be they have a way of finding you, even if you’ve buried them deep. This dream just wouldn’t die.
The day after my birthday someone anonymously left a magical gift on my porch. A pair of honest-to-goodness sturdy metal clothesline poles.
It took a while to convince my Honey that adding these to our backyard wouldn’t lead the neighbors to label us backwards hicks (they already know we are), but it would do so much towards helping me achieve a dream. Look what my kids helped me do today. I know it doesn’t look like much of a dream, but it So IS.
We cemented bases in for my poles. That way we can take them with us if we ever move.
Fresh smelling sheets, no more running the dryer on melting hot days… I’m giddy just thinking about it.
Oh, and I’ll be able to then do THIS with my kids.
Some dreams take time. Most worthwhile dreams do. I saved for three months to bring this sweet fairy home.
She graces the entrance to yet another dream, but one I’m not ready to share just yet. But soon, maybe by next month. That’s the wonderful things about dreams. Finishing one, gives you the desire and energy to dream another, and another, and another.
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
So make the future happen today.
Thank you so much for taking a peek at some of my wee dreams. Hope you have as much fun following yours as I do mine.